American Studies CP (05020234)

American Studies CP (05020234)


1.0 Credit; Unweighted

Length: Year; Format: Meets Daily
Grade(s): 11

This course focuses on historical developments in United States history from 1877-present. It exposes students to historic concepts and also to concepts related to politics, society, economics, art and the environment. Major topics of study include, but are not restricted to, Manifest Destiny, the Progressive Movement, Industrialization, Imperialism, World War I, the 1920’s, the Great Depression, World War II, the Cold War, the Korean War, the Vietnam War, civil rights, and American foreign policy. An appropriately paced curriculum incorporates grade-level texts and primary and secondary sources.